Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church Senior Pastor Rev. Dr. Byron Benton delivers a Sunday sermon to an empty sanctuary during a live streamed service in North Charleston, S.C.

Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church Senior Pastor Rev. Dr. Byron Benton delivers a Sunday sermon to an empty sanctuary during a live streamed service in North Charleston, S.C.

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COVID-19 is redefining church

As the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) rises across the nation, social distancing is being promoted as a means of prevention and large crowds are being deterred.